• Author Interviews,  Features,  Giveaways,  Random

    Talking Feminism with Author Sarah Hilary + Giveaway!

    So, this is the amazing surprise I’ve been teasing you about for a week now! To celebrate the paperback release of Someone Else’s Skin by Sarah Hilary, I virtually sat down with her for the second time – see our first interview here – to talk about feminism, crime fiction and being a woman writer AND Books & Reviews is giving away one copy of Sarah’s debut novel Someone Else Skin. You can check my review here, but I will sum it up by saying it’s awesome, and Marnie Rome has become one of those inspirational, kick-ass investigators that help me in my busiest and darkest hours. Thank you, Sarah,…

  • Author Interviews,  Features

    Exclusive Interview: Sarah Hilary

    Sarah Hilary wrote one of the best crime novels I have read this year, Someone Else’s Skin, and created a kick-ass female character, DI Marnie Rome. In between such awersomeness, she had time to answer some of my questions. Enjoy! Q. Someone Else’s Skin is your debut novel. Why did you start writing crime fiction? A. I’d always read crime and a good friend (good enough to get away with pointing out what a very dark mind I have) said I should be writing it. It took me a long time to get to grips with the demand of the genre, but now I feel at home here. Q. Marnie…

  • British,  Crime fiction

    Someone Else’s Skin (Marnie Rome #1) by Sarah Hilary

    I read about Someone Else’s Skin, Sarah Hilary’s debut novel, on Twitter and pestered publicist Sam Eades to please, please, please send me a review copy. She did and I was so eager to get my hands on the book that I even asked her a few times about it. So, sorry Sam for being so persistent. Now, having read the book, I’m also sorry to say that it was totally worth it. I would have fought even harder to get it! From Goodreads: Some secrets keep you safe, others will destroy you… Detective Inspector Marnie Rome. Dependable; fierce; brilliant at her job; a rising star in the ranks. Everyone…